Boise State's Kim Tied for 9th at Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate

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Broncos tied for 10th.

PALM DESERT, Calif. (2/26/2011) - Taeksoo Kim and Taylor Porter led Boise State University’s men’s golf team during the first round of the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate Saturday afternoon carding 73 (+1) and 74 (+2), respectively. The Bronco team currently sits in a three-way tie for 10th-place out of 20 teams at the tournament being held at the Classic Club Golf Course in Palm Desert, Calif. Slow play during the afternoon prevented the second round from being completed before darkness.

Boise State will complete the second and third rounds Sunday 11 strokes out of first-place trailing Texas A&M University who finished at 6-over 294, UNLV is second at 9-over 297. The Broncos are tied with the University of Denver and University of Wyoming six strokes out of third place.

On the individual side, Kim is four strokes behind the University of New Mexico’s Tom Carlson who leads at 3-under 69, UNLV’s Kevin Penner is second at 70 (-2). Kim opened with a 35 on the front nine and closed with a 38 to finish the first round in a 10-way tie for ninth. Taylor Porter is one stroke back in a 12-way tie for 19th at 2-over 74.

Rounding out the scoring for the Broncos was Charlie Marusiak at 4-over 76 to end the day tied for 36th. Chris Byrne and Scott Spiewak struggled in the opening round recording 82 (+10) and 86 (+14), respectively.

Sunday’s action will begin at 8:00 p.m. (Mountain).



Day One Summary

Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate
Feb. 26, 2011
Palm Desert, California
Classic Club Golf Course (Par 72 - Yardage 7305)
Host: University of Wyoming


Individual Results (Top-Five and Boise State)

1.    Tom Carlson, New Mexico (69, -3)
2.    Kevin Penner, UNLV (70, -2)
3.    Glen Scher, UC-Santa Barbara (71, -1)
T4.    Kelly Kraft, SMU (72, E)
T4.    Pace Johnson, Cal Poly (72, E)
T4.    Raymond Ho, Long Beach St. (72, E)
T4.    Kory Harrell, Colorado St. (72, E)
T4.    Mike Sorenson, Colorado St. (72, E)

T9.    Taeksoo Kim, Boise St. (35-38--73, +1)
T19.    Taylor Porter, Boise St. (36-38--74, +2)
T36.    Charlie Marusiak, Boise St. (39-37--76, +4)
89.    Chris Byrne, Boise St. (39-43--82, +10)
99.    Scott Spiewak, Boise St. (41-45--86, +14)


Team Results
1.    Texas A&M (294, +6)
2.    UNLV (297, +9)
T3.    SMU (299, +11)
T3.    Santa Clara (299, +11)
5.    Colorado St. (300, +12)
6.    UC Santa Barbara (301, +13)
T7.    Cal Poly (303, +15)
T7.    Weber St. (303, +15)
9.    Long Beach St. (304, +16)
T10.    Denver (305, +17)
T10.    Boise St. (305, +17)
T10.    Wyoming (305, +17)
13.    Kansas (307, +19)
14.    Nebraska (309, +21)
T15.    New Mexico (310, +22)
T15.    Hawaii (310, +22)
17.    Air Force (311, +23)
18.    Drake (312, +24)
19.    UTEP (313, +25)
20.    Southern Utah (317, +29)